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How to make the most of your UWA Open Day experience

07/02/2024 |
4 MINS

Immerse yourself at UWA Open Day, where you can explore options for your future career, connect with teachers, students and graduates and get answers to all your burning questions about studying at UWA! It'll be a day filled with discovery and inspiration, you'll be able to get a glimpse of what studying, hanging out and even living at UWA is like – all in one day.

Here’s your essential guide to the ultimate UWA Open Day experience – and get all the info you need along the way!

BEFORE UWA OPEN DAY

1. Browse courses

Whether you're set on your path or still seeking inspiration, dive into the world of possibilities by browsing our diverse range of courses. From cutting-edge sciences to creative arts, you can start exploring courses that fit your interest. 

2. Plan your day

Register for UWA Open Day now to help you decide which tours, talks and sessions to attend. Once you register, you’ll receive an email with a link to start planning your day. Make sure you take note of any info sessions you’re keen to attend beforehand and check the locations on the map if you’re unsure where to go.

3. Prepare some questions

Not sure what to ask? Here are some suggested questions to help you get started:

Academics

  • Are there any special features in your course like internships, study tours or projects with industry?
  • What types of careers have graduates in this degree gone into?
  • What study combinations are possible and how much flexibility is there in this course?
  • What opportunities are there to develop my career and employability skills?
Students and support staff
  • What support services are available?
  • What sports and clubs/societies are there at UWA?
  • What are my accommodation options?
  • Are there any volunteering opportunities?
  • Could I be eligible for a scholarship?
  • What are the entry and admission pathways available?
 4. Pack your bag
 
Check this handy list for what to wear or bring to UWA Open Day.
  • Phone – don’t forget to take photos of the campus grounds and facilities so you can remember all your favourite spots.
  • Notebook and pen/laptop – vital for taking notes!
  • Sunblock, hat and sunglasses – it’s important to always be sun smart!
  • Water – bring along a water bottle to refill at our water stations.
  • Comfy shoes (and clothes) – we’ve placed the event activities all over campus so that you can explore all the hidden gems around UWA. So come prepared to get your steps up – especially if you’re taking a tour. 

ON UWA OPEN DAY

1. Arrive early

UWA Open Day runs from 10am to 3pm so you have plenty of time to get all your questions answered, but don’t leave it too late in the day as some activities and information sessions only happen at specific times! Come just after 10am so you have time to tick off everything on your list. Once you’re done, chill out, grab a bite to eat, listen to live music and wander around the rest of the campus and enjoy the vibrant campus!

2. Fuel your stomach

It can be thirsty work planning your future, so don’t forget to take a break and enjoy some lunch or refreshments from The Refectory in the heart of campus or at one of the food trucks while listening to live music from Conservatorium of Music students and Electronic Music Appreciation Society.

3. Follow us on socials

If you don’t already, follow us at @universitywa and use the hashtag #UWAOpenDay to share your photos from the day with us.

4. Ask your questions

UWA Open Day is the place to get clarity on the next steps in your education journey. There’s also more to life than study, so once you’ve asked academics about course content and structure, be sure to chat with students and grads about uni life. Both are important factors for your time at university.

5. Don't miss out on the fun stuff!

You'll have the chance to grab a bite to eat, win prizes, enjoy yoga on the grass and meet your favourite Western Force players at Oak Lawn. Plus, there’s food trucks on Great Court (nearby Winthrop Hall) and DJ’s playing live music. There will also be lawn games, free popcorn and cookies plus hands-on activities like the dental simulation, a full program will be provided on the UWA Open Day page closer to the date! 

6. Keep yourself and others safe

We encourage you to do your best to maintain social distancing, wash your hands regularly and stay home if you are feeling unwell. 

AFTER UWA OPEN DAY

If you have any questions after attending UWA Open Day, get in touch with our friendly Future Students team who will be happy to answer all your queries.

Phone
131 UWA (131 892)
8.30am–5.00pm (AWST), Monday to Friday

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If you haven't already, make sure you register now for UWA Open Day – Sunday, 17 March 2024.

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